Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will:

  1. analyse theoretical positions that underpin design work
  2. evaluate and synthesise information relevant to a project
  3. apply theoretical knowledge to a proposed project
  4. communicate orally, graphically and in writing, and appropriately for purpose and audience.
  • Topics
    • Introduction to Research Design
    • Introduction to Research Framework
    • Introduction to Research Methods
    • Literature Reviews
    • Critical Thinking
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Please Note: This subject is not taking further enrolments at this time due to pending changes.

Students are introduced to and develop theoretical paradigms that inform Interior Architecture and their implications for Practice and future research. Students are encouraged to integrate traditional and/or creative practice as research into design project work. This subject focuses on techniques and more practice-based theoretical aspects of the discipline.

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  • Assignment 1 - Report (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Literature review (25%)
  • Assignment 3 - Project Proposal (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject